Lot 584Argentina – 1846 Rough Notes Taken During Some...

Auction Date: 30/10/2020 at 10am

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Argentina – 1846 Rough Notes Taken During Some Rapid Journeys Across The Pampas And Among The Andes by Captain F B Head. Published by John Murray, Albermarle Street, London. A 166 page book giving an interesting account regarding Argentina in those early days of independence, particularly Gold Mining with the author had gone there to develop. Mentioning at length mode of travel, the Indians, Gauchos, towns and landscape etc. Original cloth board binding, size 4½| x 6¾|, loose introductory page. (Sir Francis Bond Head, (1793 –1875), known as |Galloping Head|, was Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada during the rebellion of 1837. He was an officer in the corps of Royal Engineers of the British Army from 1811 to 1825).

Hammer Price: £35.00

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